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Salzburg Summer Art Academy, Salzburg, Austria – 2012
Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA – MFA, fine arts, 2011
Yale University, New Haven, USA – PhD, geophysics, 2010
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia – Diploma, geophysics, 2000



2019Philosophy of the Encounter, Texas State Galleries, San Marcos, TX
I found the source of the problem and cut it out: Tatiana Istomina and Amanda Nedham, 5-50 Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2015Alissa Blumenthal: Small abstractions, Art Palace project space, Houston, TX

2013Alissa Blumenthal: A small retrospective, Art Palace, Houston, TX
Liminal: Audra Wolowiec and Alissa Blumenthal, REVERSE Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010Mis(Translations), curated by Chris Mansour, Janus Project, Brooklyn, NY



2019Sally, The Gowanus Dredgers Boathouse; Artpoetica Project Space; The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY
The walk, Proto Gomez Gallery, New York, NY
Tell us plainly what you mean, Aquarius Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2018Baked Alaska and Birthday Cake, Super Dutchess, New York, NY
Siren Filings, C for Courside Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Data spell, The Border Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Case Studies, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ

2017Unreliable Narrator, Art House Productions, Jersey City, NJ
Off-Modern: In what time do we live? The Luminary Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Luck of the draw, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
The Video Show: 4th International Exhibition of Video and Digital Media Installation, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
Drums on paper III, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Disarming Geometries, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2016Beautiful Liars, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
Exquisite Corpse, Planthouse gallery, New York, NY

2015Study Abroad: The Artist As Immigrant, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Narrative axis, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
BRURAL: Skin of Liberty / Broken-restored, 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial, Nizhniy Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhniy Tagil, Russia
Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum, New York, NY
Interpreting the frame, curated by Boshko Boskovic, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland
BRURAL: Skin of Liberty, Structured and re-Fractured, Fire Proof Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Useful objects, curated by Sasha Chavchavadze, bkbx [Brooklyn Box], Brooklyn, NY

2014Open Sessions 2, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Radiant geometries, Skylight gallery, New York, NY
Memento Mori, Red Arrow Contemporary, Dallas, TX
No more place, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Currency, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
The Drawing center Open Sessions at Poor Farm, Manawa, WI
Summer salts, Art Palace, Houston, TX
The intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Works on paper benefit, Cuchifritos gallery, New York, NY
Luck of the draw, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
I scarcely have the right to use this ghostly verb, Aronson Gallery, New York, NY

2013Mass mediation, Cuchifritos gallery, New York, NY
Texas biennial, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Glassell school of art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Art and politics, Hewitt Gallery or Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Interstate projects, Brooklyn, NY

2012Kandinsky prize 2012, Udarnik, Moscow, Russia
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montréal, Canada
Core factor, Houston fine art fair, TX
Situation range, LegalArt, Miami, FL
Berlin Tunnel Project, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2011Impossible community, curated by Yevgeniy Fiks, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
Seductive resolution, 571 projects, curated by DTL projects, New York, NY
Parsons MFA thesis show, the Kitchen, New York, NY
Parsons @ CAA Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Cult of the ruin: Strategies of accumulation, UCI Art gallery, UC Irvine, CA

2010Re-Imagining Orozco, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, New York, NY
Metamemory, E13 Gallery (Parsons), New York, NY



2019Once upon a town: Storytelling festival, Bureau Europa and Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands
Philosophy of the Encounter, 5-50 Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2018Philosophy of the Encounter, premiere screening, Triangle Arts and A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017S+S 012: Outsider: Women in Alternative Animation, Brooklyn, NY
Cinema Flux: Tongue Tied, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
“Life and dreams in the Burgh” premiere at City of Asylum, Alphabet City, Pittsburgh, PA
SET project at Lugar a Dudas, Cali, Colombia; at Museo de Art Moderno in Medellin, Colombia

2016Arctic Moving Image & Film Festival, Harstad, Norway
SET project at Artpace, Hudson (Show)Room, San Antonio, TX
SET project at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Lerma Department of Arts and Humanities, Mexico City, MX
SET project at NMASS (New Media Art & Sound Summit) in partnership with Experimental Response Cinema, Austin, TX
Scary Stories at The Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival, Carbondale, IL

2015STROBE Network, Flux Factory, New York, NY
Open Sessions at the Queens Museum, New York, NY

2014Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia
Les Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France

2013New filmmakers: Documentary series, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Flikers: Rhode Island Film Festival, RISD Museum Providence, RI
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

2012Dystorpia media series, Outpost Artists Resource, Brooklyn, NY
Dystorpia media series, Local Arts Projects, Long Island City, NY



2019-20Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands

2017The Puffin Foundation grant
The Luminary residency, St. Louis, MO

2016Spillways Fellowship and residency, Antenna Press Street, New Orleans, LA

2015The Chenven Foundation grant
City of Asylum artist residency, Pittsburgh, PA
Yaddo residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

2014-15Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2014Artist in the marketplace, The Bronx museum of the Arts, New York, NY
Soho20, summer studio residency, New York, NY

2013Eliza prize, Core program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
REVERSE summer lab residency, Brooklyn, NY

2012-13Core program residency, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX

2012Kandinsky prize, project of the year nominee
AAF prize for Fine Arts, the American Austrian Foundation
Atlantic Center for the Arts residency with Joan Mitchell Foundation scholarship, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Wassaic Project residency and fellowship, Wassaic, NY

2010-11Graduate Student scholarship, Parsons The New School for Design

2010Dedalus Foundation Fellowship nomination



Neil Fauerso, Who’s Gaming the System Now? Two Shows at [TXST]Galleries, Glasstire, September 16, 2019
William Camponovo, Review: Fhilosofhy of the Encounter by Tatiana Istomina, Entropy Magazine, September 5, 2019
Jamie Martinez, Interview with Amanda Nedham and Tatiana Istomina, ArteFuse, May 12, 2019
DIY Index: C for Courtside in Knoxville, TN, Burnaway Magazine, September 13, 2018
Francis L. Quettier and Dora S. Tennant, Interview with Tatiana Istomina, Women Cinemakers, Special Edition, 2018
Unreliable Narrator, exhibition catalogue, Art House Productions, Jersey City, Oct. 2017
Atif A K, The secret geometry of disarming, Arte Fuse, March 25, 2017
Disarming Geometries, exhibition catalogue, Dorsky Gallery, New York, 2017
Tatiana Istomina: Some thoughts on fear and permanence, M/E/A/N/I/N/G The Final Issue , edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor, Dec. 2016
Wendy Weil Atwell, Tatiana Istomina’s Scary Stories, The Rivard Report, Oct. 17, 2015
Steve Bennett, Blue Star exhibit pushes boundaries of drawing, San Antonio Express News, Sep. 8, 2015
Bronx calling, exhibition catalogue, The Bronx Museum, New York, 2015
Interpreting the Frame, exhibition catalogue, The Finnish Cultural Institute, New York, 2015
Texas Biennial 2013: An independent survey of contemporary art in Texas, exhibition catalog, San Antonio, 2014
Harbeer Sandhu, Double consciousness / The art of fiction, “Texphrastic” art blog, May 17, 2013
Meredith Deliso, Alissa Blumenthal retrospective is not real, Houston Press Blogs, April 23, 2013
Robert Boyd, In the studio with Alissa Blumenthal, “The great god Pan is dead” art blog, March 31, 2013
Robert Boyd, Jolly good Core fellows, “The great god Pan is dead” art blog, March 23, 2013
Kandinsky prize 2012, exhibition catalog, Moscow, 2012
Cult of the Ruin, UAG/Room Gallery exhibition catalog, University of California, 2011
Chris Mansour, In conversation with Tatiana Istomina, Chicago Art Criticism, May 20, 2010

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